Crossing the Cordillera on the 1.st of June. Lima, with the Bridge over the Rimac.
Aquatint, india paper, proof. Plate 273 x 228mm. 10¾ x 9".
The cordillera refers to the Andes; the precarious trek as a donkey falls from the edge. A view of Lima with the bridge crossing the River Rimac. From Alexander Caldcleugh's "Travels in South America, during the years, 1819-20-21: containing an account of the present state of Brazil, Buenos Ayres, and Chile".
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